Aquí y Allá (Here and There)

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Film runs Fri, Dec 21 through Mon, Dec 24.

Aquí y Allá (Here and There)
Antonio Méndez Esparza, 2012
Mexico/Spain/USA | Spanish with English subtitles | 110 minutes

Opens December 21 for four days only!

Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the U.S. His daughters feel more distant that he imagined, but his wife Teresa is delighted he’s back. With the money he’s earned he can create a better life for his family, and maybe even start the band with his cousins he’s dreamed about for years. But work back home remains scarce, and the temptation of heading back north of the border remains as strong as ever. Antonio Mendez Esparza has made a most remarkable debut; rarely, if ever, has a film about US/Mexican border experience felt so fresh or authentic. Using non-professionals, Mendez Esparza gets remarkably nuanced performances that gives a richness of nuance and detail to each of his characters that goes way beyond cliché and stereotype. Winner of the Grand Prize at this year’s Critics Week in Cannes

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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